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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Colorado Eagles’

Eagles Falling, 8-9, to Ontario in Shootout

Eagles Falling, 8-9, to Ontario in Shootout

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Ontario Reign edged the Colorado Eagles, 9-8, in a shootout that was one of the wildest games ever played at the Budweiser Events Center -- on several levels.  A total of 28 penalties were called between the two teams, resulting in a special teams nightmare that saw 11 of the 16 regulation goals scored via special teams (10 on the power play).  Five of the goals were scored on 5-on-3 power plays, including four in the second period alone. Several Eagles ... Full Story

Eagles Topple Reign, 6-4

Eagles Topple Reign, 6-4

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles ended a three-game losing streak in a big way with a 6-4 win over the Ontario Reign.  Kevin Ulanski (four points), Michael Forney & Joey Sides (three points apiece) led the Eagles' offense, while Kyle Jones backstopped his 24th win of the year (second-most in the ECHL). Riley Nelson put the home team up early, netting a rebound from the slot 3:16 into the game.  Two and a half minutes later, Ulanski sprung Sides on a rush with a bank-pass ... Full Story

Colorado Goes Winless in California

Offensive Funk Continues as Colorado Goes Winless in California STOCKTON, Calif. - The Stockton Thunder topped the Colorado Eagles, 3-1, ending their busy week of five games in six days with its third consecutive loss -- all in the state of California.  Colorado has failed to score a goal in six of the nine periods during the losing streak, and registered no even strength goals in the past two games. Unlike their previous three games, the Eagles were able to take a lead into the first ... Full Story

Thunder Double-Up Eagles

Thunder Double-Up Eagles in First of Back-to-Back Meetings STOCKTON, Calif. - The Stockton Thunder defeated the Colorado Eagles, 4-2, in the first of back-to-back meetings this weekend.  The game was Colorado's fourth in five days, and the middle match of three in a row in the state of California.  Goaltender Robby Nolan stopped 31 of 35 shots in his Eagles debut. As is common when the Eagles & Thunder meet, the first period featured fast-paced action with plenty of scoring ... Full Story

Eagles Stretch Winning Streak to Six With 5-1 Win Over

Eagles Stretch Winning Streak to Six With 5-1 Win Over Steelheads

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Idaho Steelheads, 5-1, extending their winning streak to six games with balanced scoring as five different players found the back of the net.  Kyle Jones picked up his sixth win in a row as well, increasing his season total to 23 -- 2nd-most in the ECHL. The teams skated to a scoreless opening frame that saw Colorado out-shoot Idaho 11-4, despite the Steelheads being awarded the only two power plays of the period. There was an extra ... Full Story

Colorado Breaks Idaho’s Heart With 3-2 Shootout

Colorado Breaks Idaho’s Heart With 3-2 Shootout Win

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles scored a goal in the final minute of the third period to extend their contest against the Idaho Steelheads into a 3-2 shootout win.  Jerry Kuhn stopped 51 shots as the Eagles set a season high with 54, getting both regulation goals from Michael Forney in his first game back from the AHL. Forney, who returned to the team's roster earlier in the day after a three-game stint with the St. John's IceCaps, scored the lone goal of the first frame ... Full Story

Eagles Get Back on Track with 6-3 Win in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles snapped a franchise long-tying four game winless streak with a 6-3 victory over the Bakersfield Condors in the first of back-to-back meetings between the teams this weekend.  Aaron Schneekloth scored twice for Colorado, including the game-winner, re-claiming his position as the ECHL's leading scorer among defensemen. The Eagles out-shot the Condors, 17-5, and out-scored them, 3-0, in the first period of play.  Joey Sides, playing in his first game ... Full Story

Wranglers Sweep Series at BEC

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers defeated the Colorado Eagles, 6-2, taking the third game in four nights this week at the Budweiser Events Center.  Steve Haddon took advantage of fortunate bounces in getting both of Colorado's goals, while five different Wranglers found the back of the net. The teams played an even first period that saw each register nine shots on goal, but the Wranglers were able to get one of theirs past Kyle Jones to take a 1-0 lead into the first ... Full Story

Las Vegas Deals Eagles’ First Home Shutout in

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers blanked the Colorado Eagles, 5-0, handing them their first home shutout in the ECHL & just their second at home in team history.  Joe Fallon stopped 26 shots, netting his league-leading 22nd win in the process, as the 2nd-place Wranglers (27-13-4, 58 pts.) were too much for a depleted Eagles lineup (just 14 skaters) in the second game of this week's three-game set between the squads. The teams played an even first frame in terms of chances & ... Full Story

Las Vegas Clips Eagles in Final Minute of Overtime

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers edged the Colorado Eagles, 3-2, with a goal in the final minute of overtime.  Eric Lampe -- the ECHL's leading goal scorer -- notched both of the Wranglers' regulation goals as he continued his personal success against Colorado (21 points in seven games). Andrew Penner stonewalled the Wranglers in the first half of the opening period, moving from his right to left to stop Lampe on a back-door feed seven minutes in.  Then two minutes later, he ... Full Story

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